National Carrot Cake Day
National Carrot Cake Day is celebrated on February 3 of every year. Carrot cake is a cake made up of carrots mixed with batter. It has a soft and dense texture. National Carrot Cake Day is a day to enjoy the taste of Carrot Cake with your family members, friends, and co-workers.
“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis
History of National Carrot Cake Day
The creator or inventor of National Carrot Cake Day is still unknown. From the medieval period, the carrots have been used to make sweet cakes. As the sweeteners were expensive and scarce at that time peoples used carrots as sweeteners. The carrots contain more sugar than the other vegetables, and it is easy to make delicious desserts with carrots. The origin of carrot cake is disputed around the world, and their recipes were made from 1827. According to Culinary Heritage of Switzerland, Carrot Cakes are most famous in Switzerland for the children birthdays. Carrots cakes usually made with less sugar, healthy oils and sometimes healthy nuts will be added to it. Carrot cakes have some healthier facts than the other cakes. Carrots cakes are packed with Health Promoting Beta Carotene which gives good vision especially at night times, and it will combat health-damaging free radical activity. During the second world war, a businessman in the United States of America named George C. Page hired his master bakers to find the users for the cans of carrots, and he managed to promote the idea of carrot cake to create a demand for the product.
Other Celebrations on February 3
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How to Celebrate National Carrot Cake Day
The best way to celebrate the National Carrot Cake Day is by enjoying the taste of Carrot cakes with your family members, friends and even with co-workers. Just visit the nearby local bakery and enjoy your favourite carrot cake recipe. You can also make your favourite cake recipe in your kitchen and share them with your friends and family members. Gather your friends and conduct a Carrot Cake Themed Party. Peoples can use the hashtag #CarrotCakeDay to express their feelings about Carrot Cake Day on social media.